For Better or Worse? Thoughts on Movie Adaptations

Many times, a film adaptation will capture parts of a plot the book can’t for us. The protagonists’ voices, and settings in films help audiences decide how they feel about the characters and their experiences, helping them understand what the book didn’t make clear or have them consider. Here are some of my thoughts on… More For Better or Worse? Thoughts on Movie Adaptations

Putting Shakespeare in the Schoolyard: Celebrating movie adaptations

  When reading Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, it may be difficult to understand why it’s such an insult that Mr. Darcy refuses to dance with Elizabeth. Or it may not seem like a big deal for Lydia to run off with a soldier, or it may be confusing when Mrs. Bennet gets mad at… More Putting Shakespeare in the Schoolyard: Celebrating movie adaptations

Top 10 Books to Film

It’s a list for everyone.   1. The Shawshank Redemption Adapted from a Stephen King novella titled Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, the movie was nominated for seven Academy Awards and won none of them. But still, what a film.   2. Girl, Interrupted Based off Susanna Keysen’s memoir about her stay in a mental… More Top 10 Books to Film